ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned the killing of two security personnel in Karachi and issued directives for immediate action against the perpetrators of the cowardly attack.
Earlier today, two personnel belonging to a security institution were shot dead by unknown assailants in Karachi’s Saddar area. The attack took place near Parking Plaza in Saddar, when unidentified armed motorcyclists opened fire on the vehicle of the security personnel, injuring both of them.
The wounded were immediately taken to Jinnah Hospital, but one of them was pronounced dead on arrival, while the other succumbed to his wounds a few minutes later.
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The prime minister directed the interior minister and the Sindh government to take immediate action against the culprits.
“We won’t allow a handful of terrorists to disrupt the ongoing operation and sabotage peace in Karachi,” PM Nawaz said.
He said the operation in the megapolis is aimed at restoring peace and no one will be allowed to derail it.
The PM also prayed for the heightening of the stages of the martyred security men.
Nisar, CM Sindh condemns Karachi attack
Meanwhile, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and Sindh CM Qaim Ali Shah also condemned the attack in strongest of terms.
The chief minister also sought a report from the IG Sindh about the incident.